French berry

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • French berry (Bot) the berry of a species of buckthorn (Rhamnus catharticus), which affords a saffron, green or purple pigment.
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Usage

In literature:

The Duc de Berri, heir to the French throne, who was assassinated in 1826, lived several hours with one of his ventricles opened.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
One of his first acts was to destroy the character of the duchess of Berri, who pretended that the French throne belonged to her son.
"Paris: With Pen and Pencil" by David W. Bartlett
Also called French berries, grains of Avignon.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
Berry-au-Bac, French capture of Prussian Guards at (Sept. 17), 157.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
The heir-presumptive to the French crown was the Duc de Berry.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Near Berry-au-Bac they destroyed a French trench with its occupants and blew up some mines that the French had almost completed.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
The Duc de Berry, heir presumptive to the French throne, assassinated by Louvel, February 13.
"The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2" by Various
A large detachment of French soldiers, halting near Dresden, ate freely of the belladonna berries.
"Memoranda on Poisons" by Thomas Hawkes Tanner
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In news:

Berry-Hill Galleries11 East 70th StreetManhattanThrough March 8In his middle 20's the French painter Édouard Vuillard (1868-1940) was at the epicenter of a certain Paris.
Halle Berry's former husband was arrested today at her California home after he triggered a furious fight with her fiancé, French actor Olivier Martinez.
Though the Oscar-winning actress is eager to take her relationship with French fiance Olivier Martinez to the next level, bigger pressures burden Berry.
Shredded cabbage cooked in wine and juniper berries (think French sauerkraut) and topped with a variety of sausage, meat, poultry, or fish.
Shredded cabbage cooked in wine and juniper berries (think French sauerkraut ) and topped with a variety of sausage, meat, poultry, or fish.
Aubry, the father of Berry's daughter Nahla, was held by cops after his Thanksgiving brawl with French actor Olivier Martinez at the actress' Los Angeles home.
French actor 1, male model 0: Olivier Martinez clocks Gabriel Aubry in Thanksgiving melee at Halle Berry's house.
Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry was arrested Thanksgiving eve brawl with Berry's fiancé , French actor Olivier Martinez.
Brioche French Toast with Fresh Berry Compote.
BLD Restaurant's pastry chef, Mariah Swan, bakes buttery brioche for this crisp French toast , which she tops with a warm berry compote.
Juicy berries burst with flavor on French toast , syrup and drink.
After weeks of rumors & speculation, it's official — Halle Berry and French actor Olivier Martinez are engaged.
Halle Berry has literally let her hair down since becoming engaged to French actor Olivier Martinez and her latest lunch date with her hubby-to-be was no exception.
Halle Berry, who's been wed twice before, apparently hasn't lost her faith in marriage — sources say she's now engaged to French actor Olivier Martinez.
La Provence serves homemmade French toast dipped in creme brulee batter with fresh berries and cream.
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